black hills

  • August 24, 2011   BY Francine Uenuma 

    Members of the Great Sioux Nation in South Dakota are refusing $1.3 billion in federal funds, held in trust after parts of the resource-rich Black Hills were taken from them in 1877. Now, tribal leaders are fighting to reclaim some of the lost land. Continue reading

  • August 24, 2011   BY Francine Uenuma and Mike Fritz  

    Members of the Great Sioux Nation could pocket a large sum set aside by the government for taking the resource-rich Black Hills away from the tribes in 1877. But leaders say the sacred land was never, and still isn’t, for sale. Continue reading

  • August 24, 2011  

    Nine Sioux tribes have been locked in a land dispute since 1877, when the government broke a treaty setting aside the Black Hills as part of their reservation. However, there is a chance that the Great Sioux Nation’s long struggle to regain its land might reach a conclusion after years of standoff. Continue reading